Author Archives: Oliver Wilkinson

Listen Online

Drystone has changed its online Streaming provider, you shouldn’t notice any change however those who listen via audio players such as VLC or iTunes may have noticed an inability to connect to our online service. The new link for our online Live content is as follows: http://audio.drystoneradio.com:8001/drystone.mp3 If you listen via: FM, TuneIn or the Listen Live link at the top of this website (RadioPlayer) this change doesn’t affect you. Thanks

Shedding Light on Broadband Connections

You may have noticed that Fibre Optic information has been distributed recently in the local area and although it is a relatively new thing for us to utilise, the potential for local households and businesses is huge, allowing for internet connection speeds that can finally compete with inner city standards, working towards a greater freedom of information and opening the doors to services that were recently not available. We (Drystone Radio) were amongst the first to benefit from a fibre optic broadband connection, running it since around October last year and the benefits we have seen are extraordinary. As you can imagine, being a radio station, we use the internet a lot. From social media such as Facebook and Twitter…

Help Manage our Rivers

The Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust, a charity founded 8 years ago, is working hard to ensure the conservation, protection and rehabilitation of the rivers Nidd, Ure, Swale and Wharfe in the area as well as working with the associated partners to improve water quality and hydrology. In their mission to achieve these objectives that are working closely with both government and non-government organisations however over the last three years the workload has increased considerably; through partnership projects with both the Environment Agency and Natural England, It is anticipated that this workload will continue to grow. It is for this reason that they anticipate the need to engage further technical and administrative staff to help co-ordinate the charity and allow them…